||KINGS X DRUMMER JERRY GASKILL SUFFERS A HEART ATTACK
27th February 2012
King's X drummer Jerry Gaskill suffered a heart attack on Saturday night (25th February). A Facebook posting by his bandmate Doug Pinnick read:
"Jerry had a heart attack last night," Doug wrote today at approximately 3pm EST. "He was operated on and is in stable condition at the hospital. Were all waiting for more info. I will keep you posted."
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Earlier today, Doug posted an update, stating: "Julie said Jerry woke up pulling chords (sic) out, she says he's feisty! that's a good sign! thanks everyone for prayers and good vibes! it can only get better now!!!"
The band are currently celebrating the 20th anniversary of their self-titled Atlantic Records debut and were scheduled to begin a tour on 29th March. There's no word yet on whether those dates will be postponed or cancelled yet.